(WTLV) Griffin Furlong, lovingly known in social media as the "homeless valedictorian," graduated Wednesday.
Furlong graduated at the top of his class with a 4.65 grade point average at Jacksonville, Florida's First Coast High, and during his valedictorian speech he shared his past.
Furlong lost his mother to cancer at a young age and lived in a homeless shelter for two years. He says his life has been all about bouncing around now living with his grandmother now after having lived briefly with the parents of his girlfriend.
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